Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Roadways map
Map: Here are countries with the world's highest murder rates
Public Radio International - 6/27/2016 7:06:24 PM
Several countries in Central America like Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala top the list of homicides in the world. The heightening violence ... To put the numbers in perspective, there were 17.4 road traffic deaths for every 100,000 people in Honduras ...
Africa: China's Pottery Trade On the 'Belt and Road', World Civilization (Part I)
AllAfrica - 6/27/2016 10:38:10 AM
The "Silk Road" has been proposed for consideration as UNESCO World ... And in Tang Dynasty (618-907), Chinese porcelain was sold to many countries in the world. In a history of a thousand years, Chinese porcelain has been served as the centre of world ...
Find out more about the world below your flight path with Flyover Country
Beta News - 6/27/2016 6:56:16 AM
There’s an option to save most of this information (not Wikipedia articles, sadly) for offline use, handy if your in-flight Wi-Fiis poor, or you’re on a road trip and have no internet connection at all. Flyover Country isn’t restricted to static maps.
Country Roads, Take Me Home, To The Place I Belong
The Inquisitr - 6/27/2016 3:00:02 AM
These places are tucked far away from many unpleasant things in this world, but no place is immune to the power ... What were once beautiful old country roads lines with wild flowers are now split open with deep and ugly gashes, unreachable vehicles ...
These countries have the deadliest air pollution. (Surprisingly, Georgia is No. 1.)
Vox - 6/27/2016 1:37:08 PM
Here’s a striking chart showing where air pollution is deadliest, with countries ranked by deaths per 100,000 people ... at the moment in Georgia and as a result many cars on the roads are in bad mechanical condition. Periodic testing of exhaust gases ...
Sweden Opens 1st Electric Road
CleanTechnica - 6/26/2016 9:34:56 AM
the first in the country, was inaugurated in Sandviken, Sweden, on June 22. The electric road test stretch, located on the E16, makes Sweden one of the only counties anywhere in the world to be actively testing the use of electric power as an aid to heavy ...
Getting the Roads You Pay For
New York Times - 6/27/2016 7:24:54 AM
They pay less at the pump because New Jersey’s 14.5-cent-a-gallon gas tax is one of the lowest in the country, but it is insufficient to improve or maintain the state’s roads, bridges and ... writers from around the world. One problem with the package ...
Lebanese village hit by fresh attacks hours after bombings killed five
The National - 6/28/2016 12:24:21 PM
Security forces cordoned off the site of the blasts, which lies on a main road linking the Syrian town of Al-Qusayr ... four soldiers were wounded in the string of attacks, which the country’s national news agency said took place at 10 minute intervals.
British Bracing for World Economy to Punish UK for 'Brexit'
Fox Business - 6/26/2016 6:03:10 PM
The pound plunged to its lowest level in over 30 years on Friday, raising concerns about price inflation, and shares in the U.K.'s biggest banks and real estate builders posted double-digit declines as economists predicted the country would fall into ...
China's Xi lauds new Silk Road, says $15 billion invested last year
Reuters - 6/26/2016 6:35:58 AM
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese companies invested nearly $15 billion in countries participating in Beijing's new Silk Road initiative last year, up one-fifth from 2014, President Xi Jinping said in Uzbekistan, lauding a scheme that is one of his key foreign ...
Scott claims world's fastest and coolest helmets with new Cadence Plus and Centric Plus
Future - 6/27/2016 7:49:21 PM
As the world readies for the Tour de France ... The Centric Plus is aimed at road and cross-country MTB racers, and features more ventilation than the Cadence Plus. The Centric Plus is not only cooler than all the main competitors, Scott claims, but ...
Sweden creates world's first 'electric road'
Mashable - 6/28/2016 12:07:03 AM
Proving that point, Sweden — in conjunction with truck manufacturer Scania — has created the world's first "electric ... Sweden's electric road — if given wide implementation — could help the country meet its goal of being fossil-fuel-vehicle ...
College World Series preview: Reviewing Coastal Carolina’s 2016 season
SB Nation Arizona Desert Swarm - 6/26/2016 11:22:18 AM
A lot of people have been calling Coastal Carolina the "Cinderella story" of this year’s College World Series, but in reality ... make no mistake that this is one of the better programs in the country since the turn of the century.
College World Series 2016 scores and bracket: Coastal Carolina, Arizona advance to the finals
SBN - 6/26/2016 12:26:44 PM
Arizona and Coastal Carolina both won rubber games in Omaha on Saturday, setting up one of the most improbable finals matches in the history of the College World Series ... Coastal had a similar road, winning an elimination game to advance out of the ...
Country Road: “For Every $1 We Spend On Social We Make $18.20 Back In Revenue”
B and T - 6/28/2016 12:42:51 AM
We’ve demonstrated the impact we can achieve across our marketing channels as we continue to modernise the Country Road brand and, most importantly, connect with our customer. These are world-class results, and a step further towards our vision to become ...